Webinar: Prime Your Skill for Prime Day

Learn how to make the most of Prime Day and reach new customers with voice.

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What Is the Alexa Skills Kit?

The Alexa Skills Kit (ASK) is a collection of self-service APIs, tools, documentation, and code samples that makes it fast and easy for you to add skills to Alexa. ASK enables designers, developers, and brands to build engaging skills and reach customers through tens of millions of Alexa-enabled devices. With ASK, you can leverage Amazon’s knowledge and work in the field of voice design.

Learn How to Develop an Alexa Skill

Explore our resources and learn how you can start building for voice with the Alexa Skills Kit.

Webinars

Check out our on-demand offerings and sign up for an upcoming webinar to learn to build for voice. 

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Training Courses

Learn to build Alexa skills with these training courses by third-party education organizations. 

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Guides

Download an Alexa Skill Builder’s Guide to learn how to build engaging skills customers love. 

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Alexa Developer Blog

Visit our blog for the latest announcements, developer spotlights, and skill-building tips. 

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Tutorials

Learn to build your first skill or an advanced skill using our tutorials and template skills. 

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Alexa Events

Join us at an upcoming Alexa event near you to learn how to build compelling voice experiences. 

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Alexa on Twitch

Join our Alexa developer evangelism team on Twitch to see ASK in action and learn how to build Alexa skills that will delight your users. 

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Alexa Dev Chat Podcast

Tune in to hear Chief Alexa Evangelist David Isbitski discuss all things Alexa with rotating guests. 

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Agencies and Tools

Find an experienced team to help you bring your Alexa skill to life using tried-and-true tools. 

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Training Course: Build an Engaging Alexa Skill with Cake Walk

Learn to build a high-quality skill from start to finish with our free, self-paced training course.

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Meet a Developer Growing a Voice Business

Steven Arkonovich’s skill, Big Sky, is one of CNET's seven “must-have” Alexa skills with over 60,000 active monthly users. With in-skill purchasing, Arkonovich offers a monthly subscription that unlocks premium features, and customers love it—50% of Big Sky customers opt to purchase the premium experience when offered.

Gal Shenar, Stoked Skills

With more than 30 published skills and a 4.4-star rating in the Alexa Skills Store, Gal Shenar has “cracked the code” for building highly engaging skills.

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David Markey

David Markey built the Word of the Day Quiz skill in a single day. Within a month of launching the skill, he earned almost $1,500 in Alexa Developer Rewards.

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Oscar Merry, Opearlo

Oscar Merry says Alexa Developer Rewards have helped them perfect some of the “secret sauce” necessary to build profitable Alexa skills.

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